MS14-083: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017347)
High Nessus Plugin ID 79832
SynopsisThe Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Excel or Office Compatibility Pack that is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities due to Microsoft Excel improperly handling objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, and Office Compatibility Pack.